Parameters > Citect.ini File Parameters > Debug Parameters > [Debug]ArchiveFiles


Enables or disables the archiving of the tracelog.dat log file once the maximum size specified by [Debug]MaximumFileSize is reached.

Allowable Values:

0 - disable archiving

1 - enable archiving

Default Value: 0

The following format is used for the file name:



[server] = <type>.<cluster>.<username>

[timestamp] = _YYMMDD_HHMMSS

For example:


The files are located in the following directory in versions of Windows prior to Vista.

Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\Schneider Electric (Australia) Pty. Ltd.\CitectSCADA x.xx\Logs

In Windows Vista, the files are located in the Program Data directory:

ProgramData\Schneider Electric (Australia) Pty. Ltd.\CitectSCADA x.xx\Logs

Note: Consider the amount of available disk space before you start archiving log files, as the disk space required to store traces may be significant. A long term archiving strategy is recommended to avoid running a system close to its limitations. If the system runs out of physical resources such as memory or disk space, it may cease to operate.

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